qThis history of the Phillies begins with the club's inception in 1883 and goes through the 2011 season, highlighting the team's finer moments and players but also covering less memorable times. An exploration of the Phillies' relationship with Philadelphia and numerous historic photographs complete this celebration of the oldest continuous one-name, one-city franchise in sports historyq--Provided by publisher.The final cost amounted to 52 million dollars, but it was done. What did Philadelphia get for its money? ... It was claimed that artificial turf was a necessity with both baseball and football teams using the field, since grass would be ... The team was pretty much the same one which had stumbled to 88 defeats the year before.
|Author||:||David M. Jordan|
|Publisher||:||McFarland - 2012-09-19|